Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
jimmy hoffa's body? well, a new break in the case this morning has police ready to start drilling. >>> it's thursday, september 27th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> our starting point this morning, the blown call that outraged millions. it seems to have single handedly settled a labor dispute. that's right. the official nfl refs are headed back to the field. beginning tonight, millions of football fans will again be able to sleep and rest easy. they will be able to curse and boo the real refs again, finally, for the ravens/browns game tonight. and calmed by the knowledge they won't have to see another replacement official for at least eight years, because that's how long the new labor deal will last. jason carroll, i know you're excited. he joins us live to talk about how they reached this deal while we were all sleeping. >> you seem more excited. did you see how excited he was at the top? you seem very excited. and it's not just you. a lot of people excited by this decision. both sides met for 17 hours on tuesday, met until midnight last night. the agreement basically mea
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
. what happened to jimmy hoffa? this morning, another new break in the case that will soon have police digging. the teamsters leader disappeared off the face of the earth back in 1975. now acting on a tip, police will take soil samples from a home in roseville, michigan, to see if hoffa may be buried there. tomorrow they'll drill through a concrete driveway to test for human remains. tiki barber is here laughing about this. authorities say radar detected an anomaly underneath the concrete. >> that's why tiki barber is here, our top story. a deal made to get the nfl's regular refs back on the field tonight. >> thankfully. >> i thought hoffa was buried underneath the south end zone of the old giants stadium. an deal? you woke up to a deal this morning? >> it's fantastic. i actually went to bed waiting for it to happen, and about 12:00 last night, my phone started buzzing, so i knew a deal had been reached. and it's fantastic. it's fantastic for everyone involved. now there's trust in the interaction with the officials. there's still going to be arguing with referees and they're still goi
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
and the latest in the search for the remains of teamster jimmy hoffa, appears to have come up empty. authorities found nory remains of hoffa after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back on monday. but for now, the 37-year-old mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him it was the middle of the day and the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie poe, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: moments earlier, poe's kitchen had caught fire. his bronx apartment quickly filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, poe reached back to his military training from decades ago. >> the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a paratrooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid.
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
for teamsters' boss jimmy hoffa. police in detroit have received a new trip that hoffa is buried under the driveway you see there. they're now taking soil samples. thousands of tips have come in since hoffa vnished back in 1975. >>> finally, the prime minister of great britain, perhaps a little embarrassed this morning. he was on david letterman last night. got a pop quiz on british history. he did rather well. but he missed two. he knew which year the magna carta was signed. hear, hear. but he didn't know what magna carta meant. it means great charter. he also couldn't name the composer of "rule britannia." that composer is? thomas arnes. see i -- it's fine. >> you just knew that. it was just in your head. >> i didn't. i'm going to guess there aren't a ton of brits that know it, either. on par, he can be excused. he did rather well. >> a pop quiz. that's tough. >> those are the only two he missed. >> little high-risk for a british prime minister on "letterman." josh, thanks. >>> the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up